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Jim Paganelli, Executive Director, Essex County Improvement Authority, New Jersey

"The Project Development International team has the ability to understand construction where many of us don't. They were invaluable because they brought everything together; sequencing, scheduling, interaction with contractors, and the ability to explain things so we could make an informed decision. They were in the trenches the whole way. There were many late night meetings that allowed us to go out to the site the next day with a clear plan. The government can be pennywise and pound foolish, yet with Project Development's help we came in ahead of schedule and substantially under budget."

"The key for someone in the public sector is to know the gravity of what you're doing. Understand the complexity of the project. The lesson is, planning today will save you time and money and keep your project on budget."


About the Essex County Correctional Facility Project


The Essex County Correctional Facility is a new $416 million multi-use prison and courts facility in Newark New Jersey housing the Newark Police Department, Essex County Sheriff's Department, Essex County Court System, and houses 2,800 inmates

Project Development International was retained by Essex County three years into a project that was significantly behind schedule and $200 million over budget. Our challenge was to provide expert assistance to reduce the damages being incurred by Essex County and provide recommendations to get the project back on track.

Our involvement resulted in improving the scheduled completion date by over six months, resolving Prime Contractor Claims at 22% of face value, with all accomplished for a minimum of legal and consulting fees.

The ultimate result of our involvement was the completion of the largest public building project in the history of the State of New Jersey with no post construction disputes or litigation. Project Development's participation provided Essex County with timely completion assistance, significant reduction of claimed damages, and the elimination of years of litigation.


Nancy Carolan
General Services Administrator and Director of Purchasing
City of Sarasota, Florida

"As an administrator of public projects, I am aware there is always public scrutiny and rightly so; since we are stewards of the taxpayer's money. Not having an extensive background in architecture, engineering or construction management, I realized that it was imperative to have a partner who could coordinate oversight and provide a plan to mitigate issues as they became apparent."

"Having Project Development as the Owner's representative provided an extension of my staff. When issues arose, they provided me with a technical perspective allowing me to make informed decisions that kept the project on course. They kept the entire project team focused with a coordination of effort and time sequencing. PDI provided another dimension of professionalism to the project with my best interest in mind. By the way- we completed the project on time and on budget."


About the Sarasota Federal Building Project


The Sarasota Federal Building was originally built in 1934 by nationally known architect George Albree Freeman. In March 1984, the Federal Building was listed in the National Register of Historic Places. In 2002 the City of Sarasota began the historic restoration and renovation of the Federal Building.

Project Development was chosen as the Owner's Representative for this historic renovation project. The City of Sarasota benefited from our experience and expert guidance that prevented problems from arising by time sensitive management of critical elements over the course of the project. Our involvement resulted in the completion of the restoration and renovation of the Sarasota Federal Building on time, within budget and dispute free.



William Spitler
Administrative Captain - Sarasota Police Department
City of Sarasota, Florida

"PDI has led the Project Team, including the Owner, Architect, and Construction Manager, from the Project's inception, and has been of invaluable assistance in assuring that the quality of construction is maintained at the highest level. PDI has made sure the City's rights have been protected, the Police Department's desires are smoothly incorporated into the design and construction, and the expectations for what we consider to be a landmark project have been met."

"As the Sarasota Police Department's liaison on the project, I have witnessed firsthand how PDI has utilized innovative and effective techniques, like their Construction RisKontrol program, for the successful management of our project. I would highly recommend PDI as an Owner's Representative for any owner embarking on a major capital investment project where time, cost, and quality are important."


About the Sarasota Police Headquarters Project


The Sarasota Police Headquarters Facility is a 100,000 sq. ft., six-story complex designed to house the Sarasota Police Department, and to act as its Emergency Services Center in the event of a hurricane of up to a Category 5 intensity

Project Development International, Inc. was selected by the City of Sarasota, FL as the Owner's Representative for the design and construction of the City's new Police Headquarters. Our involvement resulted in the completion of the facility on time, within budget and dispute free.


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Please feel free to contact us for a complimentary conversation about your current or pending project.

James Lalumiere, President
Phone: (800) PDI-7888
Email: Project Develolpment International